Highlights over recent days: a smart summer-plumaged Grey Plover on Blaxton Meadow (3rd), a brief visit from a female Cirl Bunting (1st) & 2 Tawny Owls (1+ juv, on 2nd). Also, 3 Whitethroats, a pair of Stonechats with a juv, the pair of Shelducks still with 8 ducklings, 27+ Mandarin Ducks, female Red-crested Pochard,  4 Ravens, Green & Great Spotted Woodpeckers and 2 Roe Deer.